Each year in Spring I like to stay a few days in the Chiltern area of North Eastern Victoria. The native gums are flowering and there is a good chance to see rare or rarely seen birds. This time around I was surprised to find an albino Swamp (Black) Wallaby and a joey at the well known Cyanide Dam Honeyeaters Picnic ground in the Chiltern National Park. It is a good spot to find birds in the evening while they look for dinner and take their evening baths. I found a good range of species on this visit.
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